POIESIS is a Vanderbilt Divinity school student organization that exists to provide space for student creativity. POIESIS seeks to allow students the opportunity for artistic growth, expression, and incorporation within their degree program at VDS. Poiesis partners with the Artists in Residence program at DPC to further expand community involvement and build bridges between VDS, DPC, and the broader Nashville artistic community.
POESIS member, Steve Stone, (pictured) is a fine artist working and studying in Nashville, TN. Steve received his BFA from the University of Memphis and is currently working towards a Master in Divinity from Vanderbilt University with a concentration on both theological studies and the creation of art. Steve loves working in various mediums including sculpture, pottery, drawing painting, and photography. He has been a part of group shows at Vanderbilt University, Vanderbilt Divinity, DPC, and the University of Memphis. In his work, Steve often explores the intersectionality of art, spirituality, embodiment, and being.
POESIS member, Sarah Jordan, originally from Mobile, AL, is currently working on her Masters in Divinity degree at Vanderbilt Divinity School. She works as a ministry intern at Downtown Presbyterian Church, focusing on connecting art and spirituality in the daily life of the congregation.
She mostly works with recycled materials in collage, embroidery, and bookmaking. Email Sarah at: [email protected]
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